The Newman Jets are the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Division II Heartland Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Jets will take on St. Mary’s University in the semi-final game at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 5 in San Antonio, Texas, in Bill Greehy Arena, located in the Alumni Athletics and Convocation Center (Building 43: St. Mary’s Campus Map).
To help support Coach Potter and the Jets in their first-ever appearance in a NCAA tournament, 1987 Newman alum Tad Druart will host a pep rally prior to the game with complimentary food and beverages. The rally will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Movement Studio (this room is also in the Alumni Athletics and Convocation Center). NU President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. will be there to greet Jets fans, and a few cheerleaders will help warm us up for the game.
Get tournament details and game ticket information at the Men’s Basketball Heartland Conference Championship. Please click here for a map to St. Mary’s campus at One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228. For updates on the Jets in the tournament, events involved with the game, or to leave a comment for the team, become a fan of Newman on Facebook and click on the events tab at the top.